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. speaker. i appreciate you allowing me this time today. yesterday was tax day. and i've got taxes on my mind, mr. speaker. you know as most folks in this chamber do that h.r. 25, the fair tax, is the most widely co-sponsored, most widely supported fundamental tax reform legislation in the house and in the senate. both the house and the senate. 64 of our colleagues in the house, mr. speaker, have put their name on h.r. 25, the fair tax. eight of our senate colleagues have put their name on h.r. 25, the fair tax. the fair tax is a revolutionary proposal, mr. speaker, in that it takes all of the power of the tax code out of washington, d.c., and returns it to men and women back home. you know we can manipulate the behavior of anyone in america through the tax code. if i want folks to wear more pink ties and fewer blue tie, i'll subsidize pink ties for 250% and tax blue ties for 250% and we'll change behavior overnight. do you remember, mr. speaker, when we had the electric vehicle tax credit back in 2010? it was a $7,500 tax credit. we said we are going to give $7,500 to every american to
will have a little more time to finish their taxes. the irs will provide individual tax filing and payment extensions. specific details are expected to be announced today. facebook is in talks with apple over its droid-friendly software called home. the question is will be apple users able to use it? and chick-fil-a is getting healthy. more on that in the next hour. linda bell reporting. back to you. >> thank you. 4:39.65 degrees, >> big developments when it comes to immigration reform. we will have more on an agreement reached on the biggest ov >> tuesday morning, a mild start. >> not bad, jacqui jeras. will this a repeat of yesterday? >> there will be similarities. we will be a little drier today and with more sunshine. and a touch warmer. the morning is starting out much the same, 57 degrees. we might see patchy fog and mist in outlying areas. i think we will be fine in the district. looking at the satellite picture, low-level clouds. you can see areas at the eastern shore where it is trying to break apart. we will have a little bit more sunshine today, allowing us to warm up past 70 de
to file their taxes and the mother of a virginia tech shooting victim marches on capitol hill with a message. stay with us. >> stom st  did you forget? today is april 15th, tax day. if you haven't filed yet, here's an important tax tip from fox brenda buttner. >> the average tax refund is about $3,000. that's great for a lot of americans but if you're getting more than that chances are you should adjust your will holdings. the treasury department doesn't pay interest on routine refunds. that means taxpayers who collect large refunds year after year have been giving the government an interest free loan of their money. >> a lot of people consider it a free thrown the i.r.s. and why would you want to do that? keep your money earning interest. it's yours and you can use it throughout the year as opposed to once a year. >> you can find a free tax withholding calculator on it. r.s.gov -- i.r.s.gov. >> we're going to back live to boston plus we're going to talk to one runner moments after returning home to d.c. from that race. and coming up in sports one hoyas
you think that there is any chance we'll see this president even say the words "carbon tax"? >> with an open mind... >> has the time finally come for real immigration reform? >> ...and a distinctly satirical point of view. >> but you mentioned "great leadership" so i want to talk about donald rumsfeld. >> (laughter). >> watch the show. >> only on current tv. >> announcer: broadcasting across the nation, on your radio and on current tv, this is the "bill press show." >> bill: hard to believe but another act of terror on american soil. yes, good morning everybody. april 16, tuesday. the day after patriots' day. turns into bloody mayhem in boston at the end of the boston marathon. we'll be talking about that and covering that from every angle with you this morning. good to see you. thank you for joining us here on the "full court press" where we always bring you the news of the day. good or bad. and talk about it for the next three hours here on your local progressive talk radio station. on current tv and on sirius x.m. this hour only. good to have you with us today and a lot
. obviously you know tax day may be a protest but if tax day and you were protesting the government you would want to hit a government facility. my leaning is that considering the person of interest who they picked up and not necessarily guilty i want to add is of foreign origin that this looks like it's leaning toward that direction. >> do you have a sense of how these bombs were coordinated? we're hearing that there were the number floats but there were multiple other unexploded devices that were found? two that we know exploded. you know this is just from a layman's perspective who probably watched too many movies in the past but are there timers involved and would timers tell you something different than something that could be activated with a cell phone? >> first of all every bomb has a signature and there are bomb experts that specialize in unraveling the signatures to determine who made the bomb. and so some of these bombs may already have revealed who their perpetrators were or who their manufacturers were in terms of the explosives or the timers they used or in the type of incendiar
not pay tax. you have to pay tax. and the employer would pay the tax. a ford are did not pay because it will not be here -- foreigner does not pay because they will not be here long. but we did not have the employer pay either. if the employer hires you, you will have to pay 15 percent more. why would anyone hire american when you can hire foreigners and pay them 15% less? with high unemployment, is the sticking point for a lot of people. a lot of little things like that within our immigration system that should be tweaked and never are. >> having immigrants and america can be very valuable to our economy. >> immigrants create jobs, create businesses, pay taxes. even those that are of -- not documented, it will pay a wide range of taxes. >> your testimony was that immigration actually saved new york, stimulation of the economy. can you briefly describe how that worked? >> i cannot speak with authority on any place outside of the five boroughs of new york city. i can tell you we think we have roughly 500,000 undocumented. but they have a very low crime rate because they do not want to
happened on tax day. also this is a week with a number of unhappy anniversaries, including the oklahoma city bombing and the waco assault. with me now is jeff stein. he edits the spy talk blog and writes for the "washington post" on intelligence issues. the president jumped on this immediately yesterday stating that yule of his resources would be -- that all of his resources would be involved. give me your reaction to where things are and what you think is going to happen? >> i think he was rightfully cautious about defining this act and whom might be responsible because in fact we don't know yet. my assistant overnight surveyed the right wing, white superiority, neonazi websites, by the way. and we find we're cautious in reacting to this bombing, although one of the most extreme said that they're worried they were going to be blamed for this bombing and that the government would for yao it as a pretext -- would use it as a pretext to take away their guns. some of the more extreme websites talked about that but most of them are very cautious. the most radical comments come from the read
the word terror monday, because the fact that it was tax day suggest that a homegrown attack. arizona republican senator john mccain feels the president is generally too reluctant to use the word terrorism. >> i always thought it was just utter foolishness not to use the word terrorist when we are talking about attacks that killed innocent civilians. >> by not immediately calling it terror, mr. obama recalled the two week long dispute after the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi whether it grew out protest of anti-islam film or planned as terrorist attack from the start. and his reference to terrorism less than a day after the boston attack may suggest a lesson learned like benghazi some of the president's aid referred to the boston attack as terrorism before he did. a senior administration official privately called it an act of terror shortly --er mr. obama smoke on spoke on monday. chuck hagel had no doubts. >> any event with multiple explosive devices as this appears to be is clearly an act of terror and will be approached as an act of terror. >> meanwhile, house speak
$1.8 trillion in deficit reduction over the next ten years. tax increases for the wealthy and raising the minimum wage to $9 an hour. lew will testify before the senate budget committee at 3:00 this afternoon. >>> maryland governor martin o'malley's trip to the super bowl was an expensive one. according to "the baltimore sun" maryland's state police spent more than $5600 on o'malley's trip to north koreans to cheering on the ravens. money was spent on airfare, meals, vehicles, hotel rooms, and overtime. o'malyes has a taxpayer funded sky box at the stadium giving him access to eight super bowl tickets. he and his wife paid for their tickets using personal funds. the others will sold at face value to top aides and the city delegates. >>> our time is 11:49. coming up, a musical tribute to tilds. >> storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein will be back with another check of warmer forecast. >>> we have a very special trio in the studio headed to venezuela and brazil this week to share their heritage and talent. that's part of american voices abroad. they join us with more on their trip and
the government to express themselves. and the official patriots day -- yesterday was april 15, also tax day, but the official patriots day is april 19. and of course in 1995 on april 19, timothy mcveigh blew up the oklahoma city courthouse. that was a much bigger explosive, 150 people lost their lives, but you can't understate the damages here. we only have three dead but the headline in the "new york times" has an observation by a rhode island state trooper, so many people without legs. so there's a lot of trauma here. damage was done. i think the way it was done, a lot of clues have been left for law enforcement. i'm optimistic as i sit here that the perpetrator will be caught. i think when that person is caught, we're going to see this is not an international al qaeda type affair but more of somebody who has a grievance against the federal government. >> here in d.c. it's emancipation day, another annual holiday. we've listed so many historical tragedies in the month of april. as we look ahead, how can the d.c. government, some of the security team here, assure people hey, get on the met
towards a foreign or domestic. it could be either one. patriots day, also tax day. that could've got people up in arms. it could be a foreign type. so you leave all the options, all the possibilities open and let the evidence and the cctv cameras and the witnesses will bring you to your suspects. >> chief, how extensive is the camera network in boston? obviously, when something happens in london you can -- >> dial it up. >> you can dial it up pretty quick. there are a few streets in london that aren't on close circuit tv. do you know what the situation is in boston? >> yeah, my sense is most american cities, new york is going that route. there's nothing like london and belfast. those two cities have complete integrated system and it's almost nothing without it being captured on cctv cameras. as a matter of fact, back in 2005 in london, they were able to follow those guys from outside of london all the way into london to the subways and to the bus. so there the cctv cameras were absolutely invaluable in the investigation. my sense is boston -- they will have some cctv cameras. filming
. there is a lot of public source information about demonstrations on taxes, on a number of other issues that are hot-button issues for extremist groups who don't like either what the government's doing or what the government represents. >> very interesting. >> so there are -- >> tax day, patriots' day and a history of some domestic terrorism on this -- >> invasion on cuba happened on the 17th of april in 1961, waco, by the time all the branch davidian, if you're a conspiracy theorist, you have to check it out. >> something everybody has to check out. no doubt about it. part b medical expenses. of your the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and save you up to thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket costs. call today to request a free decision guide to help you better understand what medicare is all about. and which aarp medicare supplement plan works best for you. with these types of plans, you'll be able to
. yesterday was tax day for everyone in this country but here in boston it was patriots day which commemorates the battles of lexington and concord, the start of the u.s. revolutionary war. big day not only for the country but boston. >> what was supposed to be a celebration turned out differently. let's go back to new york and savannah. >> matt on monday evening president obama spoke about this tragedy offering his thoughts and prayers to the city and vowing justice to those involved. i happened to sit down with him shortly before these explosions and we talked about a number of things in the headlines. we began with the gun legislation before congress that many say is now hanging by a thread. >> i think we've got a good chance of seeing it pass if members of congress are listening to the american people so let's just take the example of background checks. 90% of americans think that we should make it tougher for criminals or people with serious mental illnesses to obtain a gun, and so the notion that congress would defy the overwhelming instinct of the american people after what we saw happe
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